Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

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Clinical and Translational Science

Offered
Graduate Certificate in Clinical and Translational Science

Also offered - Master of Science in Clinical and Translational Science
 

Program Admissions Requirements

In addition to the general Graduate School Admissions Requirements, this program has additional specific requirements.

Academic Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree
  • 3.0 overall GPA
  • Submission of transcripts from all previously attended undergraduate and higher education institutions
  • Two letters of recommendation

Program Description

The Graduate Certificate in Clinical and Translational Science will consist of coursework in two main focus areas of clinical and translational science — 1) Translational Research, or 2) Commercial Development of Drugs, Biologics, Devices, and Diagnostics.

The certificate program will offer 12 graduate credits, the majority of which may be applied toward the Master of Science Program in Clinical and Translational Science at the Medical College of Wisconsin or other programs which offer advanced degrees in Clinical Translational Science. Students will participate in core and elective courses currently being offered through the MS Program in Clinical and Translational Science.

The certificate program will be built on the following foundational courses: Biostatistics I, Introduction to Clinical and Translational Science, Introduction to Epidemiology, Clinical Trial Design, Clinical and Translational Research Seminar, and Ethics and Integrity in Science.
 


Courses

Course offerings for certificate programs:
(For specific descriptions of course offerings, refer to listings within the
Clinical Translation Science MS Program.


Foundational Courses

04200 Biostatistics I. 3 credits. (See listing within Biostatistics Program.)

10222 Ethics and Integrity in Science. 1 credit. (See listing within Bioethics Program.)

20100 Introduction to Clinical and Translational Research. 1 credit.

20261 Clinical Trial Design. 1 credit.

20150 Introduction to Epidemiology. 2 credits.

20301 Seminar. 0.5 credit
 


Recommended Electives

Translational Research

20301 Seminar. 0.5 credit.

20240 Translational Genetics. 2 credits.

20242 Models of Disease and Drug Discovery. 1 credit.
 

Commercial Development of Drugs, Biologics, Devices and Diagnostics

14211 Biomedical Technology Standards and Regulations. 2 credits.
(See listing within the Healthcare Technologies Management MS program for course description.)

20250 Fundamentals of Intellectual Property. 1 credit.

20301 Seminar. 0.5 credit.

 

 

Contact Information

Graduate School of
Biomedical Sciences
8701 Watertown Plank Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53226

Phone: 414-955-8218
Fax: 414-955-6555
gradschool@mcw.edu

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